Policy Documents

Policy Study: Connectivity for Development, taking the Highway for Economic Growth, November 2018

The goal of this study is to contribute in the documentation of progress that Albania, Kosovo and Serbia have achieved in implementing the commitments taken in framework of the Connectivity Agenda. It seeks to draw the attention on the need to develop monitoring mechanisms at regional level, so as to ensure a timely implementation of […]

Policy Study: Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance and the countries of the Western Balkans, June 2018

This study was produced within project ”Fostering the partnership between V4 and WB and capacity building in Western Balkans “, implemented by the European Movement in Montenegro, European Movement in Serbia, European Movement Albania, EUROTHINK – Center for European Strategies Skopje, Kosova Democratic Institute, Transparency International Bosnia and Herzegovina, EUROPEUM, Institute for Foreign Affairs and […]

Regional Research: IPA II Absorption Capacities, November 2017

This Regional research is result of a yearlong work on understanding, researching and analysing IPA II absorption capacities in three countries of Western Balkans with the guidance and expe- rience of Visegrad group countries. Within the framework of the Regional Convention on European Integration of Western Balkans, supported by International Visegrad Fund on one side […]

Policy Study: Migrants and Asylum Seekers Rights in Albania, May 2017

This Policy Brief is prepared under the Pontis Foundation initiative Civil Society Development in the Western Balkans by European Movement Albania research team. The study deals with the phenomenon of migration putting on spotlight: immigration, as one of the dimensions which government and state authorities do not pay as much attention compared with the other […]

Policy Study: From Soft to Systematic Policy and Regulatory Impact Assessment in Albania, June 2016

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the Policy Study: From Soft to Systematic Policy and Regulatory Impact Assessment in Albania. This publication has been produced with the assistance of European Fund for Balkans, in framework of Think and Link Programme. The study analyses the state of affairs in the policy and legislative process in […]

Policy Paper: Explaining Berlin Process to the Foreign Service, February 2016

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the Policy Paper: Explaining Berlin Process to the Foreign Service conducted by Mr. Gledis Gjipali, Executive Director of EMA as part of a project financially supported by the Swiss Embassy in Albania. This paper aims to explain the political, economic and social context of the Berlin Process and  outlines the […]

Policy Brief: EU conditionality as a transformative power in the case of the Albanian Public Adminstration, July 2015

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the Policy Brief: “EU Conditionality as a transformative power in the case of the Albanian Public Administration”. This policy brief has been prepared in the frame of the TRAIN Programme 2015 (ThinkTanks Providing Research and Advice through Interaction and Networking), which is supported by the German Federal […]

Policy Study: Civil Society in the EU Integration of the Western Balkans, October 2014

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the policy study: “REPORT Civil Society in the EU Integration of the Western Balkans” The dynamics in the process of accession require  the earlier engagement of CSOs in the process of  consultations, monitoring and implementation of new  legislation. The relationship between the Albanian  government and CSOs has […]

Policy Study: Public e-procurement at the local level in Albania and Challenges in the fight against corruption, October 2014

Ema has the pleasure to introduce with the policy brief prepared in the frame of the TRAIN Programme 2014 (Think Tanks Providing Research and Advice through Interaction and Networking), which is supported by the German Federal Foreign Office (Stability Pact for South East Europe) and implemented by the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) The […]

Policy Study: EU accession negotiations institutional frame for Albania, September 2014

Albania is now undergoing a positive moment concerning EU accession and will likely be the next country to open accession negotiations. In this phase of optimism, different strategic and institutional preparations are being made for completing reforms and opening accession negotiations, hence it is essential that all measures be accompanied by broad political consensus. This […]